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#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Lasell College Admission Requirements

Newton, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Lasell College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
85%
Admission Difficulty for Lasell College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Lasell College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Lasell College is 85%.  It ranks #58 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Lasell College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,110 out of 2,496 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 980/1180 ACT 20/25). Lasell College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.0. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Lasell College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lasell College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 55% of students submitted SAT scores and 7% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Lasell College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
980-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT 
55%
SAT Scores for Lasell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Lasell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lasell College?

Lasell College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. Lasell College ranks #32 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lasell College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1180 and Above Good >92%
1080 to 1180 Avg + 85%-92%
980 to 1080 Avg - 75%-85%
880 to 980 Reach 61%-75%
Less than 880 Low <61%
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Lasell College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
7%
ACT Scores for Lasell College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Lasell College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lasell College?

Admission data indicates that Lasell College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lasell College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lasell College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >92%
22 to 25 Avg + 85%-92%
20 to 22 Avg - 77%-85%
18 to 20 Reach 67%-77%
Less than 18 Low <67%
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Lasell College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.0
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Lasell College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Lasell College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lasell College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #53 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Lasell College accepts 85% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Lasell College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.8% Good
3.75 to 3.99 7.3% Good
3.50 to 3.74 11.0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 15.6% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 14.4% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 25.7% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 15.6% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 4.6% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

75% of Lasell College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lasell College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Lasell College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,591 905 2,496
Accepted 1,379 731 2,110
Acceptance Rate 87% 81% 85%
Enrolled 209 120 329
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 16% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
322

Applicants have 322 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Lasell College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lasell College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Lasell College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lasell College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166391 IPEDS survey data for Lasell College.

FAQs

Does Lasell College prefer SAT or ACT?

55% of students submit their SAT scores to Lasell College. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lasell College?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Lasell College. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lasell College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1180. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lasell College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.